Veninde For Sale


Jon Heon
cell: 401/743-1490
home: 401/847-2407

Nancy Harley
cell: 401/207-9023
home: 401/847-2407

Veninde is in Newport, RI


24′ Keel Centerboard Yawl
Designer: William H. Shaw, N.A.
Builder: Jensen & Sons, Denmark

  • LOA: 23′ 11 1/2″
  • LWL: 18′ 6 1/2″
  • Beam Max. DWL: 6′ 6 1/2″
  • Beam: 7′ 5 1/2″
  • Draft Min: 2′ 9″
  • Draft Max: 5′ 3″
  • Displacement: 4303 lbs.
  • Sail Area: 289 sq.ft.



Ballast Keel: Lead, 1500 lbs., slotted for centerboard
Stem, Keel, Horntimber, Floors, etc.: Select Oak
Deadwood:  Scandinavian Pine with Oak Shoe
Planking: 3/4″ Mahogany
Frames: Select steam-bent Oak, 1″ x 1″ on 8″ Centers
Clamp, Shelf, Carlins: Clear Scandinavian Pine or Spruce
Decking: Deck & Cabin Top of Marine plywood over Spruce & Oak Beams, Canvas-covered
Cabin Trunk, Coamings, Rails, Hatches, etc.: Mahogany
Cabin Ports: Safety Glass
Hatches: Mahogany
Cockpit: Self-bailing mahogany well with teak grating
Rudder & Tiller: Mahogany rudder blade. Bronze stock & port. Merriman tiller head. Ash tiller.
Interior: Mahogany faced Marine plywood over Spruce supports.

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Stainless Steel Galley Sink
Insulated Icebox w/Teak shelves
Hinged Chart Table Top & cushion over Head w/ “Full-Way” Sea Cocks



Foward Bunk
Forward V-Berth
Aft Cubby
Aft Cubby




From the Cockpit



Mast Steps & Partners: Select Oak
Spars: Sitka Spruce. Main & Mizzen Masts hollow oval sections. Main Boom hollow round section tapered for roller reefing. Mizzen boom built up solid. Standard 5/8″ sail tracks.
Centerboard: Bronze trunk & board
Keel & Backbone Bolts: Bronze
Fittings: Jib sheet winches, halyard winches, sheet leads & tracks, spinnaker pole fittings, goosenecks, cleats, etc. by Merriman. Bronze stern & bow chocks by Wilcox Crittenden. All fittings as required for full operation of the boat for cruising & racing. Interior hardware chrome plated bronze.
Standing Rigging: 1 x 19 stainless steel with swaged terminals. Merriman turnbuckles
Head: Wilcox Crittenden “Junior #51” with Full Way sea cocks. Stainless holding tank
Galley: Stainless steel sink with Wilcox Crittenden #6523 chrome bronze pump, drain through Full Way sea cock. Formica dresser tops with Mahogany trim. Large stainless steel Styrofoam-insulated icebox with teak shelves. Shelves & lockers for plates, cups, cutlery, etc.
Tanks: Stainless steel water tank of approx. 10 gal. capacity. Copper gas tank???
Engine: 7hp Coventry Victor with Stainless tank ??
Electrical: Complete electrical system with navigation lights, cabin dome light, water tight outlet for compass, Spreader lights. Sea Dog Fuse Panel, 2 12 volt Marine Batteries
Sails: Complete suit of Dacron racing sails by Shore

Starboard Side: Head Under Settee
Facing Aft: Access to Engine & Centerboard Trunk
Coventry Victor Engine (Cover Off)

Additional Equipment:

New foam mattresses & cushions (cabin & cockpit)
Four approved life preserver jackets
One fog bell
One fog horn
One 1 quart approved fire extinguisher
One built-in bilge pump
One 12 lb. HI-TENSILE Danforth anchor
150′ Nylon anchor rode
Two 30′ Nylon dock lines
Three fenders
One boat hook
One flagpole